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Lambing at Brymore Success!

Brymore Lambing a Success. On Sunday 11th March we flung open the gates to the farm for our Lambing at Brymore event. The event, which was originally scheduled for the weekend before had to be postponed due to the recent snow, but with the full weight of volunteers, students and staff behind it the event ran like clockwork on Mother’s Day instead. Over 1500 visitors flocked through the gates to … Continue Reading

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Country Fair and Open Day 2018

We are delighted to be hosting our annual Country Fair once again, which will take place on Saturday June 30th 2018. Boys will be stock showing in the main ring alongside other exciting things to see. We also have blacksmithing demonstrations, the farm is open to see the animals, we have bouncy castles, trade stands, a classic car show, archery, RC car demos, the walled garden is open and the horticulture department will be … Continue Reading

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Show My Homework!

This academic year we are rolling out a new way of students and parents to access homework that has been set. Show My Homework is an online software, that also comes with a free app available for most devices, that is available for the student and parents/carers to view. We are hoping most parents will log in to look at their child’s homework and the link is available here: http://brymore.showmyhomework.co.uk … Continue Reading

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Country Fair and Open Day 2017

We had a very successful Country Fair in 2017, with over 4000 visitors entertained by our school. The Brymore boys were stockshowing, the walled gardens were open, the BBQ was cooking, our farm was on display with visitors meeting the resident animals (including our pedigree award winning bull, Forrester), there were bouncy castles, RC car demonstrations, exciting science experiments for people to try, local craft stands and plenty of ice … Continue Reading

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Best GCSE results!

Brymore boys break records – with the best results in the school’s history! We are delighted to announce the exceptional achievements of the class of 2016. Results this year have soared across the board, with this year group gaining the highest grades ever achieved in the school’s history. English results have risen to a record breaking 77% A*-C, with 18% of students achieving A*/A, an incredible 91% of students making … Continue Reading

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Country Fair 2016

Over 3500 visitors came amongst the sunshine to attend a very successful and busy day at the annual Brymore  Country Fair and Open Day. In the main ring, a programme of events enthralled the public and to rival any local agricultural show.  The interactive display by Freddie Parker and the duck herding collies was excellent and with the main arena full of the students showing cattle and sheep in the … Continue Reading

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Lambing at Brymore

On Sunday 26th February from 10am until 3pm we are opening up our farm to let you see the lambs and the pregnant ewes…along with some of our other animals. There will be the opportunity to take pictures with the lambs in Cuddle Corner and also bottle feeding slots with the lambs. Refreshments provided by volunteers at Friends of Brymore Association (FOBSA). Small ride on tractor rides for children, cow/sheep … Continue Reading

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GCSE success for boys!

Brymore’s class of 2015 have truly proved themselves to be the most successful year group yet. Not only did they match last year’s efforts, with outstanding levels of progress in English and truly outstanding results in Design Technology, Agriculture and Horticulture but this year group have surpassed previous years, achieving the highest percentage of 5A*-C grades, including English and Maths in the school’s history – more than doubling last year’s. … Continue Reading

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Bronze at National Championships

Brymore Academy student, Herb Elliott, is proudly displaying his bronze medal from the English Schools Championships. Herb was crowned 3rd best racewalker after being selected to represent Somerset after months of gruelling competitions. In fact four students from Brymore were selected to represent Somerset in the prestigious English Schools National Championships. In the racewalking George Clay was placed fifth and Charlie Wilson was unplaced due to an injury and in … Continue Reading

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Good news from Ofsted!

We were recently inspected by Ofsted and are delighted to announce that we have been graded as ‘Good’ across all areas of the school. All staff have worked really hard to ensure this outcome and Ofsted noted in their report that ‘The culture of the school is based on high standards of achievement and conduct’ and the ‘excellent relationships between staff and students are a key factor in enabling teaching to … Continue Reading

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